This shark has teeth: In "Maneater" is about a dangerous predator on the hunt for humans. Video player doesn't need to hunt this shark, but not this time - but even to become a Monster.
Berlin (dpa/tmn) - the shark as a supposedly vicious eating machine number of protruding free legends, again and again, fed by entertaining trash films such as "Sharknado". Now the predator is one of the many teeth, a video-game-Hero: In "Maneater" by Tripwire Interactive player has to draw a Pixel trail of blood through the animated ocean.
it starts with a research Junghai, the floats alone in the ocean around and on a mission of revenge. Why? Because his shark-Mama of fishermen was treacherously murdered. On the vendetta, in the various missions through the Eating of fish and unsuspecting swimmers, more and more of the body mass and to increase strength and speed.
, to Bite, to Grow
On power, it is for example, if you have to break through the barriers of a drain. Behind the outflow of human dwellings are usually located. And that means: food! While the shark fins by means of tail-strike or Bite attack by the great animated underwater world eats, there are always cutscenes that explain the next job.
So, players must leave in a Mission called "Surf&Turf", for example, the hungry shark on a beach out of the water jump, to eat sun-hungry bathers. This small bloodbath does not go unnoticed, a lit - and suddenly the players are in a desert battle with heavily armed boats of the coast guard.
Pseudo-documentary with black Humor
This example already shows that "Maneater" takes the scenario, and themselves very seriously. Instead, black Humor, and the typical tongue-in - cheek charm of the Trash-cinema-including narrative dominate voice, the particularly successful actions, such as in an animal-documentary comments. Just with very a lot of mischief.
Who "likes Sharknado" and co., should also be with "Maneater" and warm. The worth: Because behind the flash Exterior a claim is hidden but full, lavishly produced game with a freely explorable game world - full-with special fish food.
"Maneater" is about 40 Euro on PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One. A Version for Nintendo Switch to follow in the course of the year.
website "Maneater"Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 14:36